On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 21:17 +0100, Tom Furie wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 09:49:18PM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 15:12 -0400, Steve Litt wrote:
> > > Kinda seems like the (de) evolution of cars, doesn't it? As a kid,
> > > I could tune up my beater flat head 6 1959 Plymouth in 20 minutes with
> > > a 10 inch adjustable and a gapping tool. With today's cars, I'm lucky
> > > to be able to change the air filter.
> > That's a nice analogy :). We could repair our old cars using a hammer
> > and screwdriver, today we need to be computer experts to repair a car.
> I know qualified car mechanics whose toolkit for their own cars is a
> mobile phone and a credit card.
IOW in the wilderness even "qualified car mechanics" are lost nowadays.
My "car knowledge" is rudimentary, but I'm able to repair an old school